Aconcagua, the 'stone sentinel' is a mountain with many
faces, situated near the
Almost 7km in altitude it can be walked al the way to the summit via the normal route without needing crampons.
The steep 2.5km high south face offers extreme mixed routes which are amongst the most difficult on earth...
Aconcagua is often underestimated which has resulted in serious injuries and death, mostly on the normal route.
The extreme cold, stormy winds and altitude make this mountain a serious undertaking.
Enjoy the summit of the Andes!
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|Cerro Aconcagua (Cerro means Hill)
|6962 meters or 22,841 feet. This makes it not only the highest peak of the Andes and South America,
but in fact the highest point outside of Asia.
|32° 39' S Latitude, 70° 14' W longitude
|Mathias Zurbriggen, 1897
|Read all about Aconcagua, the history, the practical info and
detailed description of the 2 most used routes in the recently published
7summits.com guidebook: Aconcagua, summit of South America: